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Located in Assam, Kaziranga lies on the edge of the Eastern Himalayas. Known as one of the biodiversity hotspots, the destination has also been taken in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The lovely place is also known as the home of two-thirds of world’s one-horned rhinocero’s population in the world. Wildlife enthusiasts can also find a large number of tigers, elephants, wild water buffalo and swamp deer. The wildlife sanctuary is spread over an area of roughly 430 square kilometers. Comprising of wetlands and grasslands, it is the ultimate home of wild species. Though open from October to April, February is the best time to plan your trip. The weather conditions are perfect. It is also the period when a week-long Kaziranga Elephant Festival is celebrated every year.
The Golden City of Rajasthan, Jaisalmer is a destination blessed with a fairy tale setting. Nestled on the brink of the Thar Desert, the city is one of the prominent landmarks of the Rajputana cultural and economic values. This town, situated close to Pakistan border, is famous for Jaisalmer Fort also known as Sonar Quila. The glittering and eye-catching sandstone architecture gives the city its golden hue and therefore the city is also named as Golden City. Jaisalmer can be visited between November to February. Every year in February, the city hosts the Jaisalmer Desert Festival with colors, musical ballads, dance, handicrafts, competitions, festivities, delicious Rajasthani Cuisines and every possible features of the cultural aspects that surrounds Rajasthan. So to enjoy the pleasures of the desert, a visit to the place in February is a must.
Known as the City of Pilgrimage, ‘Nasik’ is a holy city for the Hindus which tends on a devotional and spiritual ambiance with its large number of ghats and temples. A vast number of visitors and tourists are attracted to Nasik due to the fairs and festivals celebrated here. The city is also world famous for its best quality grapes. It has got many exciting spots in its pocket. A few religious destinations in Nasik, including Sita Gumpha, Kapleshwar Mahadev, Laxmi Narayan Temple, Sundar Narayan Temple, Bhaktidham, and Ramkund makes the city into perfect pilgrimage.
An almost essential for February, this one has got on its itinerary the Sula Fest. So there is wine, music, dancing, delicacies, shopping, camping, launching their Spring Summer Collection and absolutely no reason why you should miss this. The dates for the festival are 6-7th February 2016. So, to rejoice your mind with a devotional tone of refreshment, Nasik is the best destination for February.
Famously known as the ‘Meadow of Flower,’ Gulmarg possess itself as the symbol of the beauty of Jammu & Kashmir. The gorgeous paddy fields, quaint villages, rolling hills, a variety of flowers, snow covered mountains, lush green meadows, deep ravines, evergreen forested hills, and valleys are the ingredients that make Gulmarg a wonderful destination to visit. As soon as February arrives, this fantastic spot fills up with snow which makes it look like a fairyland and more attractive destination. It is a prominent heli-skiing resort in Asia. Other adventure activities that can be enjoyed here include golf and trekking.
Besides these, Gulmarg is one of the most famous honeymoon destinations in India. Thrill seekers can be found skiing here in winters while snow lovers can get their heart fill nearly during February. Khilanmarg and Tangmarg are nearby destinations that one must remember to visit during their stay here. February is one of the last months of winters when you can enjoy skiing in a fully snow-covered Gulmarg.
One of the medieval and continuously growing cities in the world, Varanasi is considered the spiritual capital of India. It is believed that here the supreme Hindu god Brahma began the creation of the universe. This major pilgrimage town remains crowded by devotees throughout the year who come looking here to take a dip in the Holy Ganges and wash away their sins or to appease and free the souls of their ancestors from the cycle of death and birth. Host to the grandest celebrations of Mahashivratri, this one sure puts to use the long weekend, March brings this year. The divine city gathers about a million devotees from all around the country who come to the famous Shiva Temple. Apart from Monsoon, the city could be visited any time of the year but as with other destinations in North Indian plains, winter, specifically in the month of February is the best time to visit the city which is considered beating heart of Hinduism. The cooler climate and absence of humidity makes Varanasi one of the best places to visit in India.
Known as the erstwhile capital of Mughal rulers, Agra showcases a great blend of monuments, markets, and spectacular greenery. It is vested on the bank of River Yamuna, just about 200 kilometers away from Delhi. Some of the famous places that enrich the spots that reveal the beauty of Agra are Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Sikandra and Taj Mahal among others. The best time to visit Agra is during the month of February as a pleasant weather covers the whole city. This is the time when one would want to escape to the scorching heat. Though this one remains a staple for most tourist circuits that cover the best of India, there is another reason it’s on the list this February. Taj Mahotsav that takes place between 18th and 27th of February, this time, is a ten-day celebration of art, crafts, cuisines, dance and music by the eastern gate of the wonder itself, Taj Mahal.
Known as the Scotland of India for its extensive beauty and lovely atmosphere, Coorg in Karnataka district is a great honeymoon destination for the newlyweds. Filled with astonishing creations, the place offers loads of heart pouring romanticism. The Kashmir of the South: Coorg is best admired for Iruppu and Abbey Waterfalls, which stuns its audience. The everlasting beauty of Coorg’s nature becomes more attractive and enlighting with the advent of February. All over its a perfect place to celebrate your best moment of love.
Lakshadweep is one of the world’s most spectacular tropical island systems. 32 sq. km of land spread over 36 islands surrounded by 4200 sq. km of lagoon rich in marine wealth. The island with swaying coconut groves, turquoise lagoons, coral reefs, friendly hospitality and salubrious climatic conditions, Lakshadweep is fast becoming a global beach destination in India. This pristine island is ideal for honeymoon, marine exploration, and water sports.400 km off the mainland, a bunch of 36 islands surrounded by a spectrum of exotic and vibrant colors, Lakshadweep is one of the most sought after and yet secluded place to visit in India in February. Green palm and coconut trees, white sands and turquoise blue ocean together compile for you a vacation to remember for a lifetime. Each island offers unique aspects of the area including Scuba diving, Yachting, Pedal boating, Kayaking, Canoeing, Swimming, Snorkeling, etc.
An exotic holiday destination in the middle of Odisha, Puri becomes the center of attraction for its wide range of supreme coastal pleasures like the taste of coconut water, sight-scene of sunrise and sunset from the deepest corner of the sea, delicious sea foods and many other features which elevate the experience of all trip enthusiasts. Beside all these coastal delights, festival for which you should travel to this beach town during the month of February is the famous Konark Dance Festival, generally taking place in the Mid- February each year, makes Puri, one of the most celebrated platforms for arts, the city’s other exquisite attraction, is the Grand Sun temple.